Darlington County School District releases revised school calendar

DARLINGTON, SC (WBTW) – On Tuesday, Darlington County School District announced a revised calendar to account for the days missed due to inclement weather.

Students in the Darlington County School District missed seven student days as a result of Hurricane Matthew. As required by law, the district will make up three of the missed days by using the inclement weather days noted on the district calendar. As a result, Feb. 20, March 17, and May 12 are now regular school days. The Darlington County Board of Education has not made any decisions about the remaining four missed student days.

Thursday, Oct. 20 will be a regular school day. Students will not be dismissed early on Thursday. A revised calendar will be posted on the district’s website for parents to download as needed.

Several deadlines and dates have changed as a result of the recent inclement weather. The end of the first quarter has been changed to October 28th and report cards will be sent home on November 4, 2016. The deadline for families to apply for the magnet programs in the Darlington County School District has been extended to Friday, October 28, 2016.

October 2016

5-14…..No school: Hurricane Matthew

13…..No school: Professional Development

20…..REGULAR SCHOOL DAY (not early dismissal)

28…..End of 1st quarter


November 2016

4…..Report cards sent home

7…..No school: Professional development

8…..No school: Election Day

23-25…..No school: Thanksgiving


December 2016

19-30…..No school: Christmas/Winter Break


January 2017

2…..All return from Christmas Break

16…..No school: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day


February 2017

9…..Full day of school; Parent conferences  4:00 PM – 7:00 PM;  Interim report (21st day of quarter)

10…..No school: Parent conferences (8:00 AM – 12:00 PM), half day for teachers

20…..REGULAR SCHOOL DAY (Hurricane make-up)


March 2017

1…..Early dismissal after lunch: District Collaboration

17…..REGULAR SCHOOL DAY (Hurricane make-up)


April 2017

5…..Early dismissal after lunch: District Collaboration

17-21…..Spring Break – students & everyone except 12-month employees

17-19…..Spring Break – 12-month employees


May 2017

12…..REGULAR SCHOOL DAY (Hurricane make-up)

29…..No school: Memorial Day

30-31…..Short day, no lunch served


June 2017

1…..Short day, no lunch served, last day for students


2…..No school: Professional development/grade verification

Information is from a press release from DCSD